15 American Rabbis You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should

These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name

Newsweek Ends Top 50 Rabbis List

The list’s co-founders explain why they’re discontinuing it after seven years

Daybreak: Syrian Civil War Reaches Damascus

Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well

Don’t Know Much ’bout Orthodoxy

Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women

Beinart Launches Daily Beast Blog

‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast

Sundown: Kerry Bashes Focus on Settlements

Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more

Today on Tablet

The Jews and their magazines, a German incident, and more

Publish or Perish

Jews have always had a special connection to magazines, and it’s Jews—like Sidney Harman, new owner of Newsweek—who will reinvent them

The Next Owner of ‘Newsweek’ Will Be Jewish

A plea against one of the candidates

Recessionary Judaism

Is the economy affecting religious participation?

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